Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or situated in the region of Africa south of the Sahara.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to that part of Africa south of the Sahara desert.

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Examples

  • Beyond the north, a collection of some 47 countries known as sub-Saharan Africa is generally performing well.

    Africa, in Turmoil, Sees Growth Slow

  • Beyond the north, a collection of some 47 countries known as sub-Saharan Africa is generally performing well.

    Africa, in Turmoil, Sees Growth Slow

  • And the Dutch-created Star Academy, one of the most popular TV shows on the planet, now runs in dozens of national versions from sub-Saharan Africa to the Balkans and Brazil.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Spoken in a large area of sub-Saharan East Africa, initially in coastal trading zones and on the influential island of Zanzibar, but later used inland as well, Swahili is a Bantu language from the widely dispersed Niger-Congo family of languages.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Spoken in a large area of sub-Saharan East Africa, initially in coastal trading zones and on the influential island of Zanzibar, but later used inland as well, Swahili is a Bantu language from the widely dispersed Niger-Congo family of languages.

    The English Is Coming!

  • The core ingredients of its music hail from sub-Saharan Africa.

    The English Is Coming!

  • When the Ice Age ended, the sub-Saharan land became too dry, and some of the original ancestors dispersed throughout the rest of the world.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • And the Dutch-created Star Academy, one of the most popular TV shows on the planet, now runs in dozens of national versions from sub-Saharan Africa to the Balkans and Brazil.

    The English Is Coming!

  • The core ingredients of its music hail from sub-Saharan Africa.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Consider South Korea -- poorer than most of sub-Saharan Africa just 50 years ago, U.S. assistance helped support the government and people of that nation to grow into the 8th largest market for American goods and services today.

    Ritu Sharma: Punishing the Hungry Will Not Shrink the Deficit

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